Hunting the WhaleSouthampton, N.Y. – Enjoy three days of history, entertainment and fun during the Hamptons Art Weekend (THAW) March 23,24 & 25, 2018 at the Southampton History Museum.

DAY 1 of 3

Friday, March 23: 11 am to 5:30 pm 

Self- Guided Tours & Candlelight Open House

Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton, NY 

Self Guided Tours: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, $4 adults, free for children 17 and under

Candlelight Open House: 4:00 to 5:30 pm, $10 adults, free for children 17 and under

RSVP Please call (631) 283-2494 or visit www.southamptonhistory.org

Self Guided Tours of the Rogers Mansion: Visitors can explore the 20-room Gilded Age mansion of wealthy summer resident Samuel L. Parrish who founded the Parrish Art Museum. Candlelight Open House. The period rooms will be illuminated by candles to show furnishings that reflect the 1920s. On exhibit at the mansion is Hunting the Whale: The Rise and Fall of a Southampton Industry. This program is part of South Fork’s THAW Fest taking place the weekend of March 23 to 25, 2018 with 19 cultural and art centers promoting shared exhibits and events.

 

FESTIVAL, DAY 2 of 3

Saturday, March 24: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm

Self-Guided Tours, Education Program, Whaling Lecture and Candlelight Open House
Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane, Southampton, NY

Self-Guided Tours: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, $4 adults, free for children 17 and under

Education Program: 11:00 am to 1:00pm, free admission

Lecture: Cruising the Island: Long Island’s Maritime Heritage: 2pm Free admission

Candlelight Open House: 4:00 to 5:30 pm, $10 adults, free for children 17 and under

RSVP Please call (631) 283-2494 or visit www.southamptonhistory.org

DESCRIPTION: Self-Guided Tours of the Rogers Mansion: Visitors can explore the 20-room Gilded Age mansion of wealthy summer resident Samuel L. Parrish who founded the Parrish Art Museum. Education Program: “Scrimshaw Art.” One of the many things sailors did to pass the time while on long whaling voyages was create scrimshaw art. At this program children will be able to see some examples of real scrimshaw art made by whale-men and then be able to create their own versions of scrimshaw art to bring home. Lecture: Cruising the Island: Long Island’s Maritime Heritage, presented by New York Humanities Council Public Scholar, Tara Rider. Candlelight Open House. The period rooms will be illuminated by candles to show furnishings that reflect the 1920s. On exhibit at the mansion is Hunting the Whale: The Rise and Fall of a Southampton Industry. This program is part of South Fork’s THAW Fest taking place the weekend of March 23 to 25, 2018 with 19 cultural and art centers promoting shared exhibits and events.

 

FESTIVAL, DAY 3 of 3

Sunday, March 25: 11 am to 5:30 pm

Self- Guided Tours and Gospel by King's Chapel, Shower of Blessings
Rogers Mansion, 17 Meeting House Lane

Self-Guided Tours: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, $4 adults, free for children 17 and under

Gospel Concert: 1:00 to 3:00 pm, Free Admission

RSVP  Please call (631) 283-2494 or visit www.southamptonhistory.org

DESCRIPTION: Self-Guided Tours of the Rogers Mansion: Visitors can explore the 20-room Gilded Age mansion of wealthy summer resident Samuel L. Parrish who founded the Parrish Art Museum. On exhibit at the mansion is Hunting the Whale: The Rise and Fall of a Southampton Industry. Beginning at 1:00 pm is King's Chapel, Shower of Blessings Gospel Concert which is sponsored by the Southampton African American Museum. This program is part of South Fork’s THAW Fest taking place the weekend of March 23 to 25, 2018 with 19 cultural and art centers promoting shared exhibits and events.

 

Southampton Historical Museum

17 Meeting House Lane,

Southampton, NY 11968

(631) 283-2494

 

 

Contact:

Tom Edmonds

631 283-2494

tedmonds@southamptonhistory.org